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North Central Pennsylvania Fishing Report – October 12th, 2012

Pine, Little Pine creeks (Lycoming County)

Typical fall fishing with adequate water levels and temperatures was reported by McConnell’s Country Store on Sept. 29. Productive patterns included olive and tan midges, streamers and Wooly Buggers. Both streams were slated for fall stockings Oct. 2.

Slate, Cedar runs (Tioga County)

Typical fall fishing was reported on these wild trout waterways, with olive and tan midges, streamers and Wooly Buggers catching fish.

Spring Creek (Centre County)

Typical fall conditions were reported Sept. 29, with water a nice green color. Morning tricos were spotty. Terrestrials fished well during the day. Green Weenies were good anytime. Flying ants provided top-water action, according to TCO Fly Shop. Hatches included tricos (22-26), midges (22-26), tan caddis (16-18), light Cahills (12-14), flying ants (18-22).

Penns Creek (Union County)

Water was high after rainfall and cooler (in the 60s) as of Sept. 29. Ants and beetles were along the banks. Other hatches included giant slate drakes, a few caddis, an occasional slate drake, spotty ricos and Cahills, and some blue quills, according to TCO Fly Shop. Effective patterns were Green Weenies (12-14), Slate Drake Duns and Nymphs (12), Green Caddis Larva (14-18), and Flying Ants.

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